The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 5, 1884


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p.2 Incidents Of The Day - The steam tug McArthur was hauled out at Power's shipyard. She will be thoroughly overhauled.

Struck A Rock - Brockville, Dec. 4th - Yesterday the large propeller Haskell, on her way from Chicago to Ogdensburg, struck a rock abreast of Chippewa Bay. An examination immediately after revealed five feet of water in the hold and the captain at once ran the boat to a sandy shore and beached her. The tug Curlew came from Ogdensburg last night, bringing a barge and about seventy-five men, who are now lightering the cargo. The craft had about 10,000 bushels of corn, the rest flour and bran.

(Donnelly Bros. have despatched a steam-pump to the sunken craft.)


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Date of Original:
Dec. 5, 1884
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KN.15093
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 5, 1884